Join BRIGHT’s Community of Interest for women workers’ rights

Set 08, 2020

Gender, Inclusion & Human rights

BRIGHT’s Community of Interest is coming together. Three European actors have joined the community so far – there are still two spots available!
With its Community of Interest, BRIGHT is creating a wide network of local stakeholders across Europe for the protection of the rights of women seasonal workers employed in agriculture in the hosting communities. The members of the Community will have the chance to participate in the most interesting activities organized by the project partners, such as technical and awareness-raising webinars and capacity building training.

–> Want to join us?

To join the BRIGHT Community of Interest it is necessary to share the project goals and mission by signing a Memorandum of Understanding.The participation is free of charge. For more information:


URBAN2020, Romania

URBAN2020 is a Bucharest-based NGO which stands up for the improvement of the citizens’ qualityof life in Romania and across Europe, by supporting good governance and promoting sustainability and equity in partnershipcreation between public, academic and private sectors. URBAN2020 strives to reduce the gaps between Romania andWestern Europe and between rural and urban dimensions by fostering the development through urban planning andarchitectural services. It also encourages the active participation of citizens and youth in decision-making, city life and theredevelopment of urban spaces and the integration of disadvantaged groups through training and educational services. Theinvolvement in the BRIGHT project represents a new challenge, an opportunity to expand its action’s range to cover anincreasingly topical social problem and try to find a connection with urban and territorial politics and strategies that can helpbetter understand the phenomena and develop the right policy toolkit to face it. URBAN2020 expertise may prove useful forthe elaboration of innovative strategies for the creation of local-based partnerships between citizens, private entities andmunicipalities to promote community-based initiatives in the Romanian cities most affected by the phenomenon and raiseawareness on it. ( 

IPRES, Italy

The Apulian Institute of Economic and Social Research (IPRES) was founded in 1968 as anAssociation between public bodies, expression of the local and functional Autonomies’ system of the Puglia region. In July2018, IPRES was transformed into Foundation: the Puglia Region, the Municipalities of Bari, Taranto and Brindisi, theUniversity of Bari, the Chamber of Commerce of Bari and ISPE Association are members of IPRES. The Institute mission,firstly, aims at supporting the designing, adoption, implementation and evaluation of regional development policies and themultilevel institutional relationships. The Puglia Region is involved in promoting participatory governance systems, under theregional law n. 28/2017. As a technical body, supporting the formulation, adoption, implementation, and evaluation of theregional policies, IPRES Foundation is strictly concerned in training to support participatory processes and in recognition ofbest practices on participation methods. ( 

Bolyarovo Municipality, Bulgaria

Bolyarovo Municipality is situated in Southeastern Bulgaria, Yambol District. The municipality consists of 20 settlements, of which one city – the municipal center of Bolyarovo and 19 villages. The goals of Bolyarovo Municipality are to develop the conditions for economic development, to improve the quality of life, healthcare, educational, and social services, to improve the quality of administrative services and to create conditions for improvement of the climate.